People


C-PROOF team

C-PROOF Investigators

Glider and Float Science Leads

Jody Klymak

Principal Investigator
Professor of Physical Oceanography, University of Victoria

Studies ocean mixing processes including internal waves, eddies, and fronts.


Roberta Hamme

Co-Investigator; Lead profiling floats
Associate Professor in Marine Chemistry, Tier-II CRC in Ocean Carbon Dynamics, University of Victotria

Studies the cycles of gases like carbon dioxide and oxygen in the ocean.


Stephanie Waterman

Co-Investigator; Lead gliders
Assistant Professor Physical Oceanography, Tier-II CRC in Ocean Turbulence, University of British Columbia

Studies ocean turbulence and mixing from observational and theoretical perspectives.


Tetjana Ross

Co-Investigator
Research Scientist, Institute of Ocean Sciences

Uses novel techniques to observe the ocean and understand its dynamics.


Hakai Institute Investigators

Jennifer Jackson

Physical Oceanographer
Research Scientist

Studies the physical oceanography of the coastal waters of British Columbia.


Wiley Evans

Chemical Oceanographer
Research Scientist

Focuses on the marine carbonate system and ocean acidification in coastal ocean settings.


Co-Investigators

Brad Buckham

Co-Investigator; Lead wave and offshore wind observations
Associate Professor in Ocean Engineering; Director West Coast Wave Initiative, University of Victoria

Specializes in offshore renewable energy, with a focus on the British Columbia wave energy supply.


Curran Crawford

Co-Investigator
Associate Professor, Renewable Energy Technologies, University of Victoria

Applies advanced modelling tools to simulate energy systems.


Philippe Tortell

Co-Investigator
Professor of Biological Oceanography, University of British Columbia

Studies marine biogeochemical cycles with a focus on primary productivity and climate active gases.


Diana Varela

Co-Investigator
Professor, Phytoplankton Physiology, University of Victoria

Studies variations in marine primary productivity and cycling of nutrient elements in the oceans.


Maycira Costa

Co-Investigator
Professor, Ocean Optics, University of Victoria

Investigates the interaction of light energy with organic and inorganic material in ocean waters.


Roger Francois

Co-Investigator
Professor of Chemical Oceanography, CRC Tier I, University of British Columbia

Studies water column radiochemistry and application of geochemistry to problems of paleoceanography.


C-PROOF staff

James Pegg

Marine Technician
Institute of Ocean Sciences
Lead technician for C-PROOF, James comes from the Pacific Biological Station and specializes in submersible vehicles.


Hayley Dosser

Physical Scientist
Institute of Ocean Sciences
Hayley works with data management and sensors, as well as mission planning and piloting.


Chris Payne

Sea-going Technician
University of British Columbia
Chris is the lead technician for the UBC ocean glider, and is an expert in mission planning and piloting.


Chris Mackenzie

Hakai Institute Research Technician

Chris works with C-PROOF ocean gliders from a remote Hakai Institute field station on Calvert Island.


Students and Post-docs

Khush Jhugroo

Postdoctoral fellow in coastal physical oceanography at the Hakai Institute and UBC

Investigating shelf sea processes and coast-to-open-ocean connectivity


Bernie Yang

Postdoctoral fellow with C-PROOF at UVic

Investigating how offshore ocean dynamics affect ocean productivity and salmon migration paths in the northeast Pacific Ocean


Julia Putko

Co-op Student at UVic

Working to make glider data more accessible on the C-PROOF website.



Scientific Collaborators

Youyu Lu

Research Scientist, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Bedford Institute of Ocean Sciences

Angelica Pena

Research Scientists, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Institute of Ocean Sciences

Brian Hunt

Biological Oceanographer, Hakai Institute

Charles Hannah

Research Scientists, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Institute of Ocean Sciences

Ian Perry

Research Scientist, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Pacific Biological Station

Jay Cullen

Professor, University of Victoria, School of Earth and Ocean Sciences

Susan Allen

Professor, University of British Columbia, Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Peter Wild

Professor, Director IESVic, University of Victoria Mechanical Engineering

Benoit Poullot

Environment and Climate Change Canada Environmental Numerical Weather Pred.

Katja Fennel

Professor Dalhousie University Department of Oceanography

Randy Riemann

Director, BC. Hydro Resource Planning

Fabian Wolk

President, Rockland Scientific Cascadia Coast Research

Clayton Hiles

Principal Engineer, Cascadia Coast Research

John Dower

Professor, University of Victoria Biology

Lisa Miller

Research Scientist, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Institute of Ocean Sciences

Debby Ianson

Research Scientist, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Institute of Ocean Sciences

Stephen Brydon

Director, BC Ministry of Energy and Mines Innovative Clean Energy Fund

Adam Monahan

Professor, University of Victoria, School of Earth and Ocean Sciences

David Hebert

Research Scientist, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Bedford Institute of Oceanography

Richard Pawlowicz

Professor, University of British Columbia, Earth, Ocean, & Atmospheric Sciences